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"A Lady and Gentleman in Black" by Rembrandt (Courtesy Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum)

Prosecutor: Convict Offered Sale Of Art Stolen In 1990 Heist

A Federal judge today ordered an aging mobster kept behind bars for now, while awaiting trial on charges of selling a gun to a convicted felon.

11 hours ago

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Manchester Homeless Shelter To Close

A Manchester social service agency has decided to turn down $174,000 in state aid and close its homeless shelter this summer rather than comply with a state requirement to admit homeless people who abuse alcohol and drugs.

04/16/2015

Richard Lapointe leaves Hartford Superior Court on bond. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Judge Grants Bond For Lapointe

After 25 years in prison, a mentally disabled Connecticut convict walked out of a courthouse Friday free on bond, released following a court order for a redo of a murder trial that condemned him on the basis of a disputed confession.

04/10/2015

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Manchester Inventor Comes up with Hiccup Remedy

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP)  You can’t try most hiccup remedies in public and retain any dignity. Stand on your head, plug your ears, swig some pickle juice, yank out your tongue and hold it. With her […]

04/04/2015

Manchester, Conn.

Manchester Slaps Liens On Property Owners Over Snow

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) – Manchester has placed liens totaling nearly $36,0 against property owners who failed to clear snow from sidewalks. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/1zNMM7L ) that the town paid a contractor to clear […]

02/18/2015

File photo of a partially eaten hamburger. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Hampshire Officer Buys Suspect A Meal Before Charging Her

MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS CONNECTICUT/AP) — A Manchester police officer investigating a theft bought a “desperate and hungry” suspect a meal at McDonald’s before charging her. The incident unfolded about 8:30 Friday morning when officers Lisa […]

02/13/2015

Frank Baixauli Photo Courtesy of Manchester Police

Man Faces Numerous Vandalism Charges

(Manchester, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Police in Manchester are charging a man in connection with acts of vandalism in town last fall. On Tuesday, they picked up 21-year-old Frank Baixauli. Detectives say Baixauli is wanted for […]

01/14/2015

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Connecticut Takes First Steps Toward Super-fast Internet

STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is taking a slow approach to super-fast Internet. As of last week, 10 Connecticut municipalities were the first to commit to an initiative inviting telecommunications and […]

12/14/2014

Manchester, Conn.

Two Robbed In Armed Home Invasion

Manchester Police are seeking two suspects in an armed home invasion at 127 Diane Drive Friday afternoon.

11/14/2014

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Driver Charged In Fatal Pedestrian Accident

(Vernon, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Vernon police are charging a Manchester man in a fatal pedestrian versus vehicle accident from this summer. The accident occurred July 2 when police say 66-year-old Robert Maly struck 58-year-old Kathleen […]

11/10/2014

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